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  • Born in Dallas, Texas and now happily domiciled in Los Angeles, bass player Edwin Livingston could be described as being on the crest of a wave.  His CD 'Transitions' was released in late 2010 and when recently I caught up…
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  •  New Orleans trumpeter Nicholas Payton has never conformed to anyone or anything. Reading his Facebook posts and Twitter “tweets”, you sort of get an idea about how un-traditional he is. He speaks his mind and, should someone attempt to challenge…
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  • George Duke is a multi Grammy Award winning legend. So, when I called him to get a few quick quotes for my France Joli interview (he produced her album 'Witch Of Love') I quickly realized I needed to milk this…
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  • Kem Owens
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    Adekemi Owens, known professionally and affectionately to music fans as "Kem," has come a long way from Nashville, Tennessee to his current hometown of Detroit, Michigan. So, one figures that is why this musical genius has written and performed songs…
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Arguably, this is the band that elevated guitar great Pat Metheny’s artistry to the masses. With lyrically resplendent themes and a cross-polarization of jazz-fusion mot…
Blue Note Records is arguably one of the most significant record companies in the history of jazz. Even the most casual of jazz fans are familiar with artists like Art B…
Founded in 1987 by Vladimir Zaremba, a professor at the Moscow Philharmonic Society, The Moscow Sax Quintet is an all-Russian ensemble of top-notch reedman, all well ver…
Multi-Grammy winning recipient Quincy Jones’ musical legacy can be traced back to his formative days with the Lionel Hampton band, while leaping to notoriety as a film s…
Billy Harper is one of several veteran tenor players who seem more esteemed than listened to. Harper has won grants and critics polls, but not the popularity most musici…
A native of Glasgow, Scotland, guitarist Nigel Clark combines lightning fast technique with flowing melodic ideas to create a vibrant nylon-string approach. Clark’s resu…
To celebrate the centennial of jazz legend Benny Carter, Rhapsody Films has reissued director Harrison Engle's 1989 documentary, Benny Carter: Symphony in Riffs. …
John Coltrane on DVD. Need convincing?. Few of his performances are available in a video format. Jump on this one if you are a fan or thinking of becoming one. It includ…
Another superb addition to the Jazz Icons series, this DVD features two live performances of the Classic Quartet in the height of their popularity. The personnel include…
These performances in Europe by sax-great John Coltrane came at a time when he was ending his affiliation with Miles Davis’ group and was immersed in a state of restless…
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